Sep 03, · The incredible story of Rick and Dick Hoyt. The father who never gave up fighting for the happiness of his son. This love story began in Winchester, in the USA, 43 years ago, when Rick was born, the oldest of Dick Hoyt’s three children. During delivery, the umbilical cord wrapped around the child’s neck, strangling him. In , Dick and Judy Hoyt gave birth to their son, Rick Hoyt. During child birth, Rick’s umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck, cutting off the supply of oxygen to his brain. He was diagnosed as a spastic quadriplegic with cerebral palsy.
Team Hoyt is father and son Dick Hoyt (born June 1, ) and Rick Hoyt (born January 10, ) from Holland, Massachusetts. The Hoyts have competed together in various athletic endeavors, including marathons and Ironman Triathlons. Rick has cerebral palsy. Dick and Rick Hoyt, better known as “Team Hoyt.” Rick was born in to Dick and Judy Hoyt in Holland, Massachusetts in the USA. As a result of oxygen deprivation to Rick’s brain at the time of his birth, Rick was diagnosed as a spastic quadriplegic with cerebral palsy.
Jun 02, · BOSTON (CBS) — Dr. Bryan Lyons, who has had the honor of pushing Rick Hoyt in the Boston Marathon since , died suddenly in his sleep over the weekend. Dick Hoyt, whom Lyons took over for in the mile race, shared the news on his Facebook page Tuesday morning. Apr 01, · Dick and Rick Hoyt ran and biked the entire length of the United States. It took them 45 days to complete a distance of 3, miles. Dick and Rick Hoyt during swimming portion of the Ironman .
Feb 23, · Rick Hoyt and Dick Hoyt with the commemorative vase they received at the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame induction. They were the first duo to ever compete in the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii in.